A 61-year-old man was seen for Guillain-Barre syndrome (GBS) complicating acute type B hepatitis. Results of a detailed electrophysiological studies were characteristic of a severe peripheral neuropathy of the segmental demyelinating type. Immunological studies demonstrated cell-mediated sensitization to peripheral nerve basic protein. Twenty-six cases of GBS complicating viral hepatitis were analyzed for age, sex, temporal relationship of the onset of the hepatitis to that of the polyneuritis, and outcome.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||Archives of neurology|
|State||Published - Jun 1981|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Arts and Humanities (miscellaneous)
- Clinical Neurology